The Cricut Maker Block of the Week is a small sampler quilt that I designed to be cut on the Cricut Maker. It has 9 quilt blocks, along with sashing and borders. We’ll also be quilting and binding this small quilt over the course of 14+ videos. On this page, you’ll find all the videos, in order, as well as all the links you need. Bookmark this page to keep all the links handy and in one place.
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Week 1: Introduction, Borders, Supplies, and Sashing.
The Ninepatch. Week 1 – Cricut Maker Quilt Block 1:
You can read the step-by-step instructions for stitching up the Nine Patch Quilt Block or watch the video below. The Cricut Design Space file you need is the Cricut Maker Block of the Week Nine Patch.
The Uneven Ninepatch. Week 2, Block 2:
You can read the step by step instructions for the Uneven Nine Patch Quilt Block or watch the video below. The Cricut Design Space File you need is the Cricut Maker Block of the Week Uneven Nine Patch.
Diamond in a Square. Week 3, Block 3:
You can read the step by step instructions for the Diamond in a Square Quilt Block or watch the video below. The Cricut Design Space File you need is the Cricut Maker Block of the Week Diamond in a Square.
Broken Dishes. Week 4, Block 4:
Economy Patch. Cricut Maker Quilt Block 5:
You can read the step by step instructions for Block 5, Economy Patch or watch the video below to learn how to make this week’s block. We have a special Bonus video this week! I’ll show you a second method for making the Economy Patch Block, using Foundation Paper Piecing.
Hourglass. Week 6, Block 6:
Shoo Fly. Week 7, Block 7:
Whirligig. Week 8, Block 8:
Mother’s Dream. Week 9, Block 9:
This week, the step-by-step instructions for the Mother’s Dream block shows you slightly different construction than the video below. The difference is oh-so-slight in the way the corners are added, and will make no difference in the final look of the block, but is worth a look! This week you’ll need the Mother’s Dream Cut File for Cricut Design Space.
Cricut Maker Quilt Sashing. Week 10:
You won’t need a cut file to add on the sashing this week. The sashings were cut in Intro: Week 1. You can watch the video below, or follow the step by step instructions for adding sashing to the quilt top.
Borders. Week 11:
Just like last week with the sashing, you won’t need a cut file to add on the borders this week. The sashings and borders were both cut in Intro: Week 1. You can watch the video below, or follow the step by step instructions for adding the borders to the quilt top – which mean that the quilt top is complete!
Quilting. Week 12:
In week 12 we get to quilt our quilt! This week I’ve made two different videos to show you two different techniques. In each video I show you a different basting technique. I also share with you details in the Cricut Maker Block of the Week – Week 12 post.
In this first video, I show you how to baste using pins, and quilt using a walking foot. This is the easiest for beginners.
In this second video I show you how to baste using basting spray, and quilt by free-motion quilting. This gives you a lot more freedom to be creative.
Binding. Week 13:
If you want to learn even more about binding, there is a great Binding series on Craftsy. You can check it out here.
And, because this series was so popular, and I got so many requests, I made a Cricut Maker Block of the Week THE SEQUEL! Nine more quilt blocks that you can make with your Cricut Maker: